# Kaplan: Paraphrasing on GMAT Data Sufficiency Questions

- Aug 8, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math on the GMAT can be hard enough when it is presented without trickery. However, the test-maker knows that even simple math can be made challenging by including complex verbal descriptions or by disguising one mathematical concept as another. Kaplan considers paraphrasing one of...

# Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Average Speed

- Aug 4, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Knowing how to use the distance = rate x time formula in various permutations will help you tremendously on the classic GMAT speed word problems. Just remember that when asked about average rate over an entire journey, you must think about total distance...

# GMAT DATA SUFFICIENCY : THE LAZY PERSON’S FAVORITE QUESTION TYPE?

- Aug 2, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

About 100 years ago Frank B. Gilbreth was famous for pioneering a field he called “motion study.” He specialized in making factories more efficient. When Gilbreth first walked into a factory he was helping, what he did was to ask to meet...

# Exponent Errors on the GMAT

- Jul 28, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Exponent questions are among those that give GMAT-preppers the most difficulty. The key to answering exponent questions correctly is to remember all of the rules you must follow. For example, knowing that ab x ac = ab+c, and ab x cb =...

# GMAT Data Sufficiency: Three Patterns with Test Day Shortcuts

- Jul 25, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our GMAT prep courses, we recommend that students begin to solve GMAT Data Sufficiency problems at the question stem. The stem often provides vital information, and without understanding the question itself, it’s impossible to accurately evaluate the statements. However, sometimes question stems can...

# Multiplication Shortcuts on the GMAT

- Jul 21, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

When working on the GMAT quantitative section, it is always important to remember that the questions are written so that they can be completed within about a two-minute timeframe. If you encounter a problem and the math seems as if it will take...

# Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Critical Reasoning Assumptions

- Jul 19, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

In today’s GMAT practice problem, we will be looking at a Critical Reasoning assumption question. Remember, on an assumption question, your goal is to identify the conclusion and evidence within the argument, and then look for the unstated piece of information that links...

# Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Sentence Correction Modification

- Jul 13, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s advanced GMAT sentence correction problem revolves around a modification error. Remember to watch out for modifying phrases at the beginning of a sentence – they must refer to whatever comes directly after them. Problem: Running off-Broadway for 17,162 performances over 42 years, Harvey Schmidt...

# Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Sentence Correction Pronouns

- Jul 11, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today we will be looking at a sentence correction problem that features a pronoun error. Pronoun errors are fairly common on the GMAT, so you want to be ready for them. Remember, when you see a pronoun, it must match its antecedent...

# Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Critical Reasoning Weaken Question

- Jul 7, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s GMAT practice problem is a Critical Reasoning weaken question. Weaken questions are more common than any other question type in the critical reasoning section, so it is essential to be prepared for them. On these problems, identify the conclusion, evidence and...